The Division of Language and Communication Science at City, University of London are delighted to announce our second 'Linking Research to Practice and Student Education' Conference.
The sessions will showcase the latest research by the Division’s research centre with a range of client groups, including implications for clinical practice and student education. Attendees will be invited to share how they will use research findings to change clinical practice and improve student education.
Attendees will be sent the joining details prior to the event.
The timings for the event are as follows:
1:45pm - 2:00pm - Registration
2:00pm - 3:00pm - Parallel Session 1
3:00pm - 3:15pm - Break
3:15pm - 4:15pm - Parallel Session 2
4:15pm - 4:30pm - Break
4:30pm - 5:00pm - Combined Session - Forging connections between research, practice and student education.
| Parallel Session 1 Timings:|| Adult Stream|
Chair : Professor Jane Marshall
| Developmental Stream|
Chair: Professor Lucy Henry
| 2:00pm – 2:15pm||Adjustment with aphasia after stroke: A pilot feasibility randomised controlled trial for Supporting wellbeing through PeeR-Befriending (SUPERB) |
Professor Katerina Hilari and Dr Nicholas Behn, on behalf of the SUPERB team
|Predictors of wellbeing in young adults with Aphasia and young adults with Developmental Language Disorder |
Vasiliki Kladouchou, Professor Katerina Hilari and Professor Nicola Botting
| 2:15pm - 2:30pm||‘He gave me advice, and hope’: a qualitative exploration of outcomes and experiences of the SUPERB peer befriending scheme for people with aphasia |
Dr Becky Moss, Dr Nicholas Behn and Professor Katerina Hilari
|Early identification of social communication needs: evidence on a new cross-cultural pre-school assessment |
Professor Penny Roy, Professor Shula Chiat and Dr Jennifer Warwick
| 2:30pm - 2:45pm||How SLTs and nurses talk and write about patients’ communication need: The restricting effect of the acute stroke care context|
Dr Rachel Barnard, Dr Madeline Cruice and Dr Julia Jones
|A language and literacy intervention: a feasibility study |
Professor Ros Herman & Professor Penny Roy
| 2:45pm - 3:00pm||Using Solution Focused Brief Therapy to enhance wellbeing in people with aphasia|
Dr Sarah Northcott and Professor Katerina Hilari
|Improving working memory in children with language difficulties |
Dr Emma Christopher, Professor Lucy Henry, Professor Shula Chiat & Professor David Messer
| Parallel Session 2 Timings:||Adult Stream|
Chair: Professor Katerina Hilari
Chair: Professor Ros Herman
| 3:15pm - 3:30pm||The READ IT Project: Using mainstream technologies to enhance reading in aphasia Brief Therapy to enhance wellbeing in people with aphasia|
Professor Jane Marshall, Jayne Lindsay, Morganie Naidoo, Dr Madeline Cruice, Professor Stephanie Wilson and Dr Celia Woolf
|The Our Story app: using digital stories with children and the elderly |
Professor David Messer
| 3:30pm - 3:45pm||Choosing your words carefully: suggestions on how to help people with aphasia select personally relevant words for treatment|
Dr Julie Hickin, Dr Madeline Cruice and Dr Lucy Dipper
|The development of phonological working memory in children with DLD |
Abbie Moran, Professor Lucy Henry and Professor David Messer
| 3:45pm - 4:00pm||Evaluating self-reported voice problems in singers |
Aparna Ramachandran, Dr Shashi Hirani and Professor Katerina Hilari
|Prevalence of language impairments in looked-after children aged 5 to 14 years: Professionals’ and children’s views on the nature of language impairments |
Sevil Savi-Karayol, Professor Nicola Botting and Professor Gary Morgan
| 4:00pm - 4:15pm||A virtual mash up|
Niamh Devane, Professor Katerina Hilari, Professor Jane Marshall and Professor Stephanie Wilson
|Do Registered Intermediaries help barristers to ask more developmentally appropriate questions during cross-examination? |
Professor Lucy Henry, Dr Laura Crane, Dr Rachel Wilcock, Dr Amanda Millmore, Dr Gilly Nash
If the event is oversubscribed we will give priority to clinicians who currently provide clinical placements for our students.
We are determined to maintain the quality of our student education despite the pandemic.
However, COVID 19 has had a significant impact on our student placement offers. Please contact our placements team if you can offer any face to face or remote student placements, or if you can increase the offers that you already provide.
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